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Francis LIBBY of Wendron

Elizabeth ABRAHAM

  • Born: 1820, Crowan, Cornwall
  • Christened: 22 Mar 1820, Crowan, Cornwall 2
  • Married: 27 May 1844, Crowan, Cornwall 1
  • Buried: 11 Feb 1902, Crowan, Cornwall 3

   Research Notes:

In 1851, Elizabeth Libby (31) of Crowan and husband Francis Libby (29) of Crowan, day labourer, were living in Horse Downs, Crowan.

In 1861, Elizabeth Libby (41) of Crowan and husband Francis Libby (39) of Crowan, engine worker in tin mine, were living in Church Town, Breage. Present were boarder Joseph Tredinnick (50) of St. Agnes, tin assayer, visitor Henry Rodda (5) of Crowan*, scholar, boarder Henry J. Roberts (14) of Crowan, pupil teacher national school

* This was probably Elizabeth's nephew (son of her sister Mary).

In 1871, Elizabeth Libby (51) of Crowan and husband Francis Libby (49) of Crowan, ware house man, were living in Cottages, near Factory, Phillack. Present was nephew Matthew Rodda (19) of Gwinear, pattern maker

In 1881, Elizabeth Libby (60) of Crowan, widow, was living in Rame, Wendron.

In 1891, Elizabeth Libby (71), widow, was working as a domestic servant for Sheba Reed, stone mason, in Retanna, Wendron.


Elizabeth Libby of Retana in Wendron died aged 82 years (burial record).

   Marriage Information:

Elizabeth married Francis LIBBY of Wendron, son of Robert LIBBY and Elizabeth RODDA, on 27 May 1844 in Crowan, Cornwall 1. (Francis LIBBY of Wendron was born in 1821 in Crowan, Cornwall, christened on 7 Oct 1821 in Crowan, Cornwall 4 and was buried on 17 Nov 1878 in Crowan, Cornwall 5.)

   Marriage Notes:

Francis Libby, of age, of Crowan, bachelor, husbandman, son of Robert Libby, yeoman, and
Elizabeth Abraham, of Crowan, spinster, daughter of Michael Abraham, miner

Witnesses: Richard Abraham, Robert Libby


1 Crowan Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 106, no. 212.

2 Ibid, Baptisms, p. 119, no. 952.

3 (http://www.cornwall-opc.org/).

4 Crowan Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 147, no. 1171.

5 Ibid, Burials, p. 66, no. 524.

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